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Written by Clive Möuntney - 07 Sep 2014
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Location notes
A railway station between Basingstoke and Winchester and just off the A303, It is on the main line northbound from Southampton towards Basingstoke.
Railway type and traffic
It is a very busy main line, the majority of traffic is SW Trains EMU sets, with Cross Country Voyagers running an hourly service too.
There are regular Freightliner trains in and out of Southampton, also Car Carriers to the docks too. Occasional light engine movements and a few engineering trains too. Mostly Class 66s on the freights, but the odd Class 70 too. Other classes turn up, including 73s and 37s.
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RTT Link Micheldever Station
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Micheldever Station is a quiet little village, the station itself is also very quiet outside the rush hours, it has CCTV so is fairly secure.
Road directions
From the M3, Junction 7 northbound or 8 southbound:
Take the A30 then A303 south and from the A303 follow the signposted route to the station.

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Micheldever Station map co-ordinates
The station car park is secure, however it costs £3.50 per day.
Public transport
It has an hourly service by train from Waterloo or Portsmouth/Southampton.

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No toilets on the station, but there is a good pub/restaurant over the road.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Micheldever Station

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Streetmap links
Micheldever Station general view map
Micheldever Station close up map

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Micheldever Station

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Photographic notes
The station is totally open, so you can get shots of both running lines from many different viewpoints.
To the east of the station is a yard. This is rarely used but does from time to time get used for long term storage or temporary holding of failures.

General views - All photographs © Clive Möuntney unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 3 - Looking south

Fig 3 - Looking south

A portrait shot to avoid a track level cabin

Fig 4 - Looking south

Fig 4 - Looking south

From the car park. The track cabin is on the left of this view.

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